Admission - Eligibility

B.Sc., Nursing

The Minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission. The minimum educational requirements shall be passing of

  • Higher Secondary school certificate examination (12 years course)
  • Senior school certificate examination (10+2), pre-degree examination (10 +2)
  • An equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized board, or University with science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and English with minimum of 45% aggregate marks (PCBE). For SC/ST candidates 40% aggregate marks
  • Admission of married candidates are allowed
  • Candidates should be medically fit

M.Sc., Nursing

  • The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of; B.Sc., Nursing / B.Sc., Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc., Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks studied in an institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council
  • The candidate should be Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any state Nursing Registration Council
  • Minimum one Year of work experience after Basic B.Sc., Nursing
  • The candidate should register their provisional degree in the Tamil Nadu Nurses & Midwives Council, Chennai. The work experience will be calculated from the date of registration received from the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council, Chennai
  • In case of Non - Tamil Nadu candidates, they must register in the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council, Chennai
  • Candidates should be medically fit

P.B.B.Sc., Nursing

  • Should have qualified in Diploma in Nursing and be a registered Nurse and Mid-wife in the Tamilnadu Nursing Council or any other State Nursing Council accepted by the authority of this University
  • Should have put in minimum of 1 year experience after registration in any teaching institution/hospital or as a whole time Public Health Nurse
  • If the registration certificate cannot be obtained immediately, the original evidence for registration in the form of receipt or any other authenticated document from the office of the State Nursing Council will be accepted in lieu of the Registration Certificate
  • Candidates should be medically fit

Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (DGNM)

Minimum and Maximum age for admission will be 17 and 35 years respectively. For ANM/LHV, there is no age bar. The minimum educational requirements shall be passing of

  • Pass in +2 with any subject, the percentage of marks is 40% as prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council
  • Those who have cleared 10 +2 Vocational ANM course (revised after 2001) from the school recognized by Indian Nursing Council
  • ANM training i.e. 10 +1 ½ years training should also have passed +2 its equivalent examination
  • In addition to the above, admission procedure can be laid down by concerned State Nursing Council / Nursing examination Boards (S.I.B.E, M.I.B.E, C.M.A.I)
  • Admission of married candidates are allowed
  • Candidates should be medically fit